Wright Institute Assessment Service
The Wright Institute Assessment Services offers low-fee psychological and neuropsychological testing for children (age 6 and above), adolescents, and adults. Evaluations are provided by Wright Institute doctoral students under the supervision of licensed clinical psychologists.
Psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessments are used to:
- Provide a diagnosis or differentiate between diagnoses
- Assess severity of problems
- Evaluate an individual's level of functioning
- Develop recommendations to help with neuropsychological or psychological difficulties
Common referrals include cognitive and/or psychological concerns due to:
- Developmental disorder, suspected mental retardation, or poor intellectual functioning
- Learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder
- Autistic spectrum disorders
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety and panic disorders
- Behavioral problems
- Substance abuse
- Personality disorders
Making a Referral
If you are a referring provider or an individual interested in testing, please telephone the Wright Institute Assessment Service at 510.841.9230, extension 159. Please leave your name, phone number, and whether it is okay to leave a detailed message on your voicemail.
Fees for the Wright Institute Assessment Service are assigned on a sliding scale based on an individual or family's gross income. Fees can generally be expected to range between $500 and $2000. When exceptions to the fee appear to be necessary due to extraordinary hardship or clinical reasons, a reduced fee may be considered.
- Training Director and Supervisor: Howard J. Friedman, Ph.D., ABPP, Licensed Clinical Psychologist with Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology
- Assistant Director and Supervisor: Sumana Kaipa, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
- Wright Institute Director of Clinical Training: Gilbert Newman, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
If you have any further questions about the Wright Institute Assessment Service, please call 510.841.9230, extension 159.